Tamil Alphabets – My first iBook

I have created my first iBook named Tamil Alphabets. This book is about Uyir Ezhuthukal and Ayutha Ezhuthu of Tamil.

iBooks got me fascinated by its multimedia integration in to books. So I decided to create an interactive book about Tamil Alphabets. I have spent almost a month to complete this book and finally published it today. It just took 4 1/2 hours for Apple to review my book and now it is available on iTunes.

Features:

  • Video is integrated in all pages that teaches you how to write the letter.
  • A writing pad is available to practice what you have learnt.

Here is how my book looks…

Cover page

Left to right. 1. Page with images and widgets. 2. Writing pad. 3. Video. 4. Another sample page.

Book Walkthrough: The video won’t be much clear as it was taken on my phone camera.

The book is available here for free. I hope somewhere someone will download this book 🙂

This book is dedicated to all who love their native language.
PS: I thank Indira maa and Vandhana for helping me with their beautiful sketches and pictures.

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  One thought on “Tamil Alphabets – My first iBook

  1. August 14, 2012 at 8:58 pm

    Hey B!!
    Well, I do not even know the ABC of TAMIL, what to do?? 😀
    But still, I will try to get through it.
    Much love,
    -Naima.

    • August 14, 2012 at 9:03 pm

      Naima, this books teaches you ABC of Tamil :). I will include audio on my next version that teaches how to pronounce 🙂
      Thanks for your comments.

      • August 14, 2012 at 9:11 pm

        Hahaha 😀
        Then I will try to learn the ABC of Tamil! Thank you for the conductive post!!
        -Naima.

  2. August 14, 2012 at 9:42 pm

    Great job. Was it as easy to publish as the Apple video demonstrates?

    • August 14, 2012 at 9:44 pm

      Thanks Ron. The video is just a walk through of my book.
      Yes, Publishing a book is easy and will take 15 minutes of your time and then you have to wait for apple’s review.

  3. August 15, 2012 at 5:05 am

    Congrats Balu 🙂 The app looks fantastic ! Way to go.. 🙂

    • August 15, 2012 at 8:16 am

      Thanks Vandy :). Your pictures made it look great 🙂

  4. sash
    August 16, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    Wooha!!! maan B!

    Yo rock man! Yo Yo man!

    Congratulations B!! 😀

    • August 16, 2012 at 5:24 pm

      Thanks kam 🙂

  5. sash
    August 16, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    B, I tell you! You rock!!! 🙂

    • August 16, 2012 at 5:24 pm

      Wow, again you 🙂 thanks

  6. September 26, 2012 at 3:01 pm

    Hi Balu beta,Congrats for your book. looking very nice. I can see my sketch there, thanks.

    • September 26, 2012 at 3:03 pm

      I have to thank you Indira ma. Hope I did not spoil your sketch 🙂

      • September 26, 2012 at 3:05 pm

        No dear it’s okay.

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